Sesame Workshop has been trusted by dad and mom for many years to supply secure, entertaining, and academic content material. We take this belief severely and acknowledge the significance of privateness considerations, particularly within the digital setting. With this in thoughts, we’ve adopted this Privateness Coverage for our Platforms that hyperlink to this Privateness Coverage.
To study particularly about our youngsters’s privateness practices, please go to the part beneath on “Sesame Workshop Children’s Privacy.”
Final up to date: March 30, 2023
Thanks for visiting a Website owned and operated by Sesame Workshop or an App printed by Sesame Workshop (from which you will have linked to this Privateness Coverage). “Websites” refers to Web websites and “Apps” refers to apps to be used on cellular communication units comparable to smartphones and tablets. “Platforms” refers to Websites and Apps collectively which are owned and operated by Sesame Workshop (which we additionally discuss with as “we,” “us,” or “our”).
By accessing any of our Platforms the place this Privateness Coverage is posted, you acknowledge that you’ve got learn and understood this Privateness Coverage. All through this Privateness Coverage, we refer to private data, which refers to data that lets us know the specifics of who you might be. It consists of data that instantly or not directly identifies, pertains to, describes, is fairly able to being related to, or might fairly be linked to, you as a person or to your family (“Private Data”). If you don’t select to have your Private Data managed in accordance with this Privateness Coverage, please don’t entry or use any of the Platforms.
We reserve the suitable to replace this Privateness Coverage on occasion by posting the up to date Privateness Coverage on-line. Once we do, the “Final Up to date” line above shall be revised and any further notification shall be supplied in accordance with relevant regulation. We won’t change how we deal with beforehand collected data with out offering discover and, the place obligatory, acquiring parental consent.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Your Data Protection Rights
- Types of Personal Information We Collect
- How We May Use and Disclose Your Personal Information
- How We Store and Process Your Personal Information
- Third-Party Service Providers
- Sesame Workshop Children’s Privacy
- Information We Request on Our Children’s Platforms
- Information We Collect Automatically on Our Children’s Platforms
- How We Use and Share Personal Information Collected on Our Children’s Platforms
- Managing Personal Information Collected on Our Children’s Platforms
- Security of Personal Information Collected on Our Children’s Platforms
- Cookie Notice
- Privacy Policies of Other Websites We Link To
- How to Contact Us
YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
While you entry our Platforms, we operate as a “knowledge controller” underneath the Basic Information Safety Regulation (“GDPR”) and the UK Basic Information Safety Regulation (“UK GDPR”). In some circumstances, we’ll ask on your consent in order that we could course of your Private Data. In different circumstances, we could depend on a distinct lawful foundation, as defined within the part, “How We May Use and Disclose Your Personal Information.”
Regardless of the place you might be situated, we offer each consumer with the suitable to:
- Learn. It’s your proper to learn of the Private Data we course of about you, and the way we course of it. We inform you thru this Privateness Coverage, by means of data supplied to you thru the Platforms, and by answering your questions on our Privateness Coverage while you contact us.
- Entry. It’s your proper to request entry to the Private Data that we course of about you.
- Rectification. It’s your proper to request that we amend or replace your Private Data the place it might be inaccurate or incomplete.
- Erasure. It’s your proper to request that we erase your Private Data, underneath sure circumstances.
- Restriction. It’s your proper to request that we limit the processing of your Private Data, underneath sure circumstances.
- Object. It’s your proper to object to our processing of your Private Data, underneath sure circumstances.
- Information portability. It’s your proper to request a machine-readable copy of your Private Data, or that we switch the Private Data that we’ve collected to a different group, underneath sure circumstances.
- Not be topic to automated decision-making. It’s your proper to not be topic to a call primarily based solely on autonomous decision-making (that’s, a call made with out human involvement), together with profiling, the place the choice would have a authorized impact on you or produce a equally vital impact.
- Withdrawal of consent. It’s your proper to withdraw your consent to us for our processing of your Private Data, underneath sure circumstances.
You might also at all times select to opt-out of a particular advertising and marketing e-newsletter or different electronic mail communication by clicking the “unsubscribe” button that seems in every such electronic mail.
If you want to train any of those rights, please contact us at email@example.com. We are going to reply inside the timeframe required underneath relevant legal guidelines.
Please remember that your train of those rights is topic to sure exceptions, comparable to to safeguard the general public curiosity in addition to our pursuits (for instance, our means to keep up authorized privilege).
TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
It’s possible you’ll be requested to supply us with sure Private Data while you join an account or a e-newsletter on one in all our Platforms, while you contact us for details about Sesame Workshop or one in all our applications, while you use a few of our Apps, while you register for and/or attend Sesame Workshop occasions (comparable to our annual fundraising gala), or while you take part in Sesame Workshop applications. The Private Data we request could embody:
- Contact data, together with your identify, postal tackle, phone quantity, or electronic mail tackle;
- Fee data, comparable to your identify, final 4 digits of a bank card quantity (bank card funds are processed by a third-party Service Supplier (outlined beneath)), phone quantity, and billing tackle, while you make a donation to Sesame Workshop;
- Data concerning your donation historical past, donation quantity, and your charitable pursuits;
- Fundamental details about your loved ones and kids.
It’s at all times your alternative whether or not to supply us your Private Data and we’ll at all times expressly ask you upfront of amassing such data. Nevertheless, relying upon the exercise, some Private Data shall be obligatory for participation, and we’ll point out it as such. If you don’t present the obligatory Private Data with respect to an exercise, you will be unable to interact in that exercise.
A few of our Platforms are meant for youngsters underneath the age of 13 (we refer to those people as a “Youngster” or “Youngsters”). If we study that we’ve inadvertently collected Private Data from a Youngster on any of our Platforms that aren’t meant for Youngsters, we’ll take steps to promptly delete that data.
For details about our assortment of Private Data from Youngsters, on the Platforms which are meant for Youngsters, please discuss with the “Sesame Workshop Children’s Privacy”.
Data We Accumulate Mechanically
We, and our Service Suppliers (outlined beneath), mechanically gather sure data while you go to or work together with the Platforms. Such data could embody, amongst different issues, the Uniform Useful resource Locator (“URL”) from which you arrived, the URL to which you subsequent go, browser data, Web Protocol addresses, a cellular gadget identifier, sort of working system, basic location knowledge comparable to a metropolis or zip code. We, and our Service Suppliers, additionally gather details about your use of the Platforms such because the pages or sections you go to most regularly, the time you spend there, and the way you progress by means of the Platform. We discuss with this sort of data as “Utilization Data”. We gather Utilization Data instantly out of your gadget by means of the usage of cookies, internet beacons, third celebration analytics suppliers, or different comparable applied sciences.
A “cookie” is a small knowledge file that an internet web site transfers to a consumer’s gadget and is saved on the consumer’s browser. As a consumer strikes from one web page or one display to a different, a cookie is used to inform us that it’s the identical gadget and to recollect your preferences. A “internet beacon” (additionally known as a “clear gif” or “pixel tag”) is a one-pixel picture (which can be seen or clear), which can be embedded on an internet web page or in an e-mail message, and which can additionally present us with details about utilization of that web page or e-mail message, together with if and when you will have opened it.
We use Utilization Data to assist us administer the Platforms, keep in mind your preferences, ship content material which may be of curiosity to you, diagnose technical issues, and to help our safety efforts. We additionally analyze the knowledge to grasp mixture developments about how our Platforms are used, to assist us higher perceive the make-up of our Platform customers, and to assist us enhance our Platforms.
When Utilization Data is in a type that will be thought-about Private Data, we use it in accordance with the representations made on this Privateness Coverage.
Third Social gathering Cookies and Monitoring
We use third celebration service suppliers to assist us gather and perceive Utilization Data and to help our advertising and marketing efforts. A listing of corporations that host cookies on our Platforms, the providers they supply, and data on how it’s possible you’ll decide out of sure cookies is included in our Cookie Notice. Most browsers will be set to detect and supply the choice to reject browser cookies, however doing so could have an effect on sure options of the Platforms. It’s possible you’ll make decisions about cookies positioned by us or our third events on our Platforms by visiting the “Cookie Preferences” hyperlink on the backside of every web page on our Websites. If you don’t or in the event you not wish to have cookies positioned in your browser by third events, lots of them additionally supply methods to decide out. To study extra about browser cookies, together with the right way to handle or delete them, discuss with the “Instruments,” “Assist,” or comparable part of your internet browser.
We don’t serve focused promoting on our Platforms. Nevertheless, while you use the Web, third events that we’re not affiliated with could use monitoring applied sciences, together with cookies and pixels, to gather details about your on-line actions over time and throughout our Platforms and different web sites. They might use this data to measure the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing and to serve you ads which may be of curiosity to you elsewhere on the Web. At the moment, our web sites don’t reply to “don’t monitor” alerts transmitted by internet browsers. “Do Not Monitor” is completely different from the World Privateness Management (GPC), which we do reply to in sure territories. To seek out out extra about GPC, please go to https://globalprivacycontrol.org/.
For extra details about third celebration advertisers and the right way to stop them from utilizing your data, go to the NAI’s client web site at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, or http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/. When you do wish to decide out utilizing these instruments, you’ll want to decide out individually for every of your units and for every internet browser that you simply use on every gadget.
Private Data Obtained from Third Events
We could obtain Private Details about you from different sources, together with our knowledge dealer providers, knowledge enhancement corporations, checklist rental providers, third-party analytics suppliers, and social media-owned databases, together with through your interplay with our social media pages (this consists of mixture knowledge on our social media followers (e.g., age, gender and site), engagement knowledge (e.g., “likes,” feedback, shares, reposts and clicks), consciousness knowledge (e.g., variety of impressions and attain) and particular person customers’ public profiles). We can also gather sure donation data from our Service Suppliers, together with previous donation historical past, quantity donated every time, and frequency of donations.
As well as, we could get hold of sure data from our licensees, together with identify, tackle, and fee data, to generate a profile of customers who work together with our licensees.
Private Data We Create or Generate
We can also infer sure Private Data from any mixture of the knowledge that we gather instantly or that we obtain from third-parties, together with utilizing automated means to generate details about your probably preferences or different traits.
In all circumstances, we’ll solely use your Private Data in compliance with this Privateness Coverage.
HOW WE MAY USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
Authorized Bases for Utilizing Your Private Data
If you’re within the European Financial Space (“EEA”) or the UK (“UK”), we’ll gather, use, entry or protect your private data underneath the relevant authorized bases for doing so underneath the GDPR or the UK GDPR. The authorized bases rely in your interactions with us and our Platforms.
How We Might Use Private Data
The beneath desk summarizes the needs for which Sesame Workshop could use your private data and, if you’re within the EEA or UK, our authorized bases for doing so:
|Function||Authorized Foundation, The place Relevant|
|To manage our Platforms, together with to supply help to you while you request it, providers, and safety in partnership with our third-party service suppliers; and to assist us perceive and monitor the utilization of our Platforms, enhance our choices, and customise and enhance the efficiency of the Platforms.||Our respectable pursuits|
|To switch your Private Data to a brand new or reorganized entity within the occasion of a reorganization, merger, sale, task, chapter, or comparable change, for the brand new entity to make use of in accordance with this Privateness Coverage.||Our respectable pursuits|
|To function our group, together with by sharing with our subsidiaries, associates and different associated entities; with our advisors, together with attorneys, consultants, accountants; and with others for our lawful enterprise functions.||Our respectable pursuits|
|To resolve disputes, and to forestall, examine, and defend towards any identified or suspected violations of our Phrases of Use, together with by sharing Private Data with entities that help us in these endeavors or in any other case as could also be required by relevant regulation.||Our respectable pursuits|
|To guard our rights and the rights and security of our customers, together with as could also be required by a court docket order, regulatory inquiry, or different lawful request. The place potential, and the place not prohibited by regulation or the place doing so would possibly influence the prevention or detection of a criminal offense, we’ll direct any such request to you||Our respectable pursuits and to satisfy our authorized obligations|
|To ship data to you that you’ve got expressly chosen to obtain and to allow your participation in particular applications that we could supply (in the event you select to take part in such applications).||Your consent|
|To offer you advertising and marketing supplies, together with updates and gives, and to ask on your ongoing help of Sesame Workshop. It’s possible you’ll unsubscribe or decide out of such digital communications through the hyperlink labeled “unsubscribe” that seems on such communications, or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.||Your consent|
|To create a profile of you with a view to offer you advertising and marketing supplies that we imagine could be more likely to curiosity you.||Your consent|
HOW WE STORE AND PROCESS YOUR INFORMATION
Sesame Workshop shops your data on our servers, and on our Service Suppliers’ servers, in america.
We, or our Service Suppliers, could switch and retailer data that we gather about you, together with Private Data, throughout borders out of your nation or jurisdiction to different international locations or jurisdictions all over the world, together with to entities situated exterior of the EEA. We are going to make sure that your authorized rights and protections journey with any switch of non-public data, as required by relevant regulation. The place required, comparable to within the European Union, United Kingdom, or European Financial Space, we’ll implement Commonplace Contractual Clauses with our third events, or we’ll depend on one other lawful switch mechanism. It’s possible you’ll request particulars of the switch mechanism we depend on to switch Private Data by sending such request to us at email@example.com.
Safety of Your Private Data
We implement and keep technical and organizational measures to assist safe your Private Data. We host Private Data in safe, cloud-based environments that use firewalls, encryption and different industry-standard applied sciences in an effort to forestall interference or entry from exterior intruders.
Whereas we attempt to keep up the safety of your Private Data, we can not assure that data safety measures are fail-safe or assure that Private Data on a Platform will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed with out authorization.
Retention of Your Private Data
We are going to retain your Private Data in accordance with the time interval allowed underneath relevant regulation, and with consideration for the sensitivity, quantity, and sort of Private Data, in addition to the aim for which we’ve collected it, after which period we’ll take steps to delete it.
We are going to retain deidentified, mixture knowledge for lawfully allowed functions.
THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
We contract with third events to supply sure providers and to facilitate the operations of our Platforms (our “Service Suppliers”), comparable to knowledge internet hosting, analytics, donor administration, content material supply, and electronic mail advertising and marketing. Our Service Suppliers could require entry to sure Private Data with a view to present their providers.
We can also share your Private Data along with your consent, together with by means of third-party functions that you simply select to make use of. For instance, in the event you make a donation by means of the Platforms, the transaction could also be dealt with by our Service Suppliers answerable for processing your transaction. When you select to make use of a third-party utility or service, the usage of your data by the third celebration shall be ruled by that celebration’s privateness coverage.
SESAME WORKSHOP CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
We attempt to function our Youngsters’s Platforms in alignment with the rules of the Youngsters’s On-line Privateness Safety Act (“COPPA”).
Data We Request on Our Youngsters’s Platforms
We won’t ask a baby to supply us with extra Private Data than is fairly essential to take part in any Platform exercise or service. For sure actions, there could also be a “Share with a Pal” choice the place youngsters can present their first identify, a buddy’s first identify, and buddy’s electronic mail tackle to ship a characteristic from a Youngsters’s Platform to the buddy through electronic mail. We use such Private Data solely to satisfy the kid’s request and don’t retailer that Private Data for any longer than fairly essential to ship the related electronic mail.
Sooner or later, ought to we request Private Data from a baby in a fashion that requires prior, verifiable consent from a dad or mum, we’ll notify you of that change by updating this privateness coverage and can implement practices that align with the necessities of COPPA.
If we change into conscious that we’ve inadvertently obtained Private Data from a Youngster with out the legally required prior, verifiable parental consent, no matter the place on the earth they’re situated, we’ll delete that data promptly.
Data We Accumulate Mechanically on Our Youngsters’s Platforms
We mechanically gather sure data from guests to our Youngsters’s Platforms to assist us perceive developments about our Youngsters’s Platforms are used. This helps us to keep up and administer the Youngsters’s Platforms, together with to help our safety efforts, to make enhancements, and to grasp aggregated details about the make-up of our guests.
We use sure Service Suppliers to assist us gather and perceive this data. The knowledge would possibly embody, for instance, the Uniform Useful resource Locator (“URL”) from which the customer arrived, the URL to which you subsequent go, browser data, Web Protocol addresses, a cellular gadget identifier, working system, or basic location knowledge comparable to a metropolis or zip code, in addition to details about use of the Youngsters’s Platforms, such because the pages or sections visited most frequently, the time spent there, and the way a customer strikes by means of the Youngsters’s Platform. When this data is taken into account to be Private Data, we deal with it in accordance with this part of the privateness coverage.
We and our service suppliers gather this data instantly from the gadget by means of the usage of cookies, internet beacons, or different comparable applied sciences. A “cookie” is a small knowledge file that an internet web site transfers to a consumer’s gadget and is saved on the consumer’s browser. As a consumer strikes from one web page or one display to a different, a cookie is used to inform us that it’s the identical gadget and to recollect your preferences. A “internet beacon” (additionally known as a “clear gif” or “pixel tag”) is a one-pixel picture (which can be seen or clear), which can be embedded on an internet web page or in an e-mail message, and which can additionally present us with details about utilization of that web page or e-mail message, together with if and when you will have opened it. Extra details about the cookies utilized in our Youngsters’s Platform is out there in our Cookie Discover.
Most browsers mean you can management placement of cookies by third events in your browser. To study extra about cookies and the right way to handle or delete them, discuss with the “Instruments,” “Assist,” or comparable part of your internet browser.
We use Private Data collected from youngsters to function our enterprise, comparable to to manage and keep our Youngsters’s Platforms and in help of our Youngsters’s Platform inner operations, in accordance with consent present by a dad or mum, and to adjust to our authorized obligations, and in any other case as described above.
We contract with third events to supply sure providers and to facilitate the interior operations of our Youngsters’s Platforms, comparable to knowledge internet hosting, analytics, and content material supply. These third events could require entry to sure Private Data, solely with a view to present their providers.
Managing Private Data Collected on Our Youngsters’s Platforms
Mother and father could contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with requests to evaluate, replace or delete any of their Youngsters’s Private Data that we could have collected, to revoke any consent that had been beforehand supplied, and to elect for us to not gather any further Private Data from their youngsters. Please remember that we could request further Private Data with a view to confirm your id and your relationship to the Youngster earlier than we will proceed along with your request, significantly a request to entry a Youngster’s Private Data. We are going to use any such Private Data solely to validate the request. We are going to fulfill any legitimate request to evaluate, replace or delete any such Private Data inside an inexpensive time interval.
Safety of Data Collected on Our Youngsters’s Platforms
We implement and keep technical and organizational measures to assist safe Private Data collected by means of our Youngsters’s Platforms. We host Private Data in safe, cloud-based environments that use firewalls, encryption and different industry-standard applied sciences in an effort to forestall interference or entry from exterior intruders.
Whereas we attempt to keep up the safety of your Private Data, we can not assure that data safety measures are fail-safe or assure that Private Data on a Platform will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed with out authorization.
For details about storage of Youngsters’s Private Data or cross-border transfers, please see the part on, “How We Store and Process Your Personal Information.”
Varieties of Cookies We Use
We’d use each session and protracted cookies. Session cookies final for so long as you might be utilizing your browser, whereas persistent cookies will final for a while after you shut your browser. The time that persistent cookies final relies in your browser configuration and the lifespan of every cookie.
These cookies could also be “first celebration” cookies, that are served by us, or “third celebration” cookies, that are served by a website aside from ours. Whereas permit third events to entry the Platforms to position cookies on customers’ units, the knowledge these cookies provide is managed by the third celebration and topic to their privateness coverage.
The Platforms use 4 forms of cookies: important, practical, analytics, and advertising and marketing cookies.
Advertising and marketing cookies should not served on our Youngsters’s Platforms.
Important Cookies: These are required to make use of our Platforms and to entry sure options. The place relevant, the authorized foundation to be used of important cookies is our respectable curiosity to function our Platforms.
Practical Cookies: These assist us to retailer decisions and settings you make, comparable to your nation or account preferences. When you disable these cookies, the performance of the Platforms could also be affected. The place relevant, the authorized foundation for the gathering of data by means of performance cookies is your consent.
Analytics Cookies: These permit us to gather data to assist us perceive how our Platforms are used and the character of our consumer base. This consists of whether or not a consumer has made prior visits to a Platform, utilization of the Platform, and areas on the Platforms which are most frequently visited. This permits us to enhance the efficiency of the Platforms and your expertise. The place relevant, the authorized foundation for the gathering of such data by analytics cookies is your consent.
Advertising and marketing Cookies: Advertising and marketing cookies present us with a few of the identical data that we gather from analytics cookies, and likewise permit us to serve promoting about our group that we imagine could curiosity you after you will have visited our Platforms, and to measure the effectiveness of our promoting. When you disable these cookies you’ll not obtain promoting primarily based in your visits to our Platforms. The place relevant, the authorized foundation for the gathering of such data by analytics and promoting cookies is your consent.
We use the knowledge that’s mechanically collected by means of cookies to help our operations, evaluation, and promotion of the Platforms. This consists of the next:
- to observe metrics comparable to whole variety of guests and visitors;
- to grasp which actions and providers are hottest;
- to grasp the pages the place guests enter our Websites and the pages seen;
- to grasp usually the placement of our customers (e.g., zip code data);
- to acknowledge the browsers used to go to our Platforms, in order that the content material is customized for the related browser; and
- to diagnose and repair expertise issues
- to cut back the repetition within the promotional messages that customers see on our Platforms that aren’t meant for Youngsters;
Disabling, Deleting, or Opting Out of Cookies
It’s possible you’ll go to the “Cookie Preferences” hyperlink on the backside of every web page on our Websites to make decisions about cookies we and our third events place on our Platforms. If you don’t or not wish to have cookies positioned in your browser by third events, lots of them additionally supply methods to decide out. Most browsers additionally permit at the least some management of most cookies by means of browser settings. It’s possible you’ll refuse the usage of cookies by deciding on the suitable settings in your browser to say no cookies. You might also delete present cookies by means of your browser.
Click on right here to see the cookies which are served on our Platforms:
|Bing||Advertising and marketing||_uetsid||Permits us to interact with a consumer that has beforehand visited our web site previously 16 days.|
|Analytics||^_gcl_au$||Shops marketing campaign data with a view to present Google with a dependable approach to measure the interactions clients.|
|Analytics||^_ga$||Distinguishes distinctive customers by assigning a randomly generated quantity as a consumer identifier.|
|Analytics||_gac_*||Shops marketing campaign data with a view to present Google with a dependable approach to measure the interactions clients.|
|Analytics||_ga_*||Shops marketing campaign data with a view to present Google with a dependable approach to measure the interactions clients.|
|Meta||Advertising and marketing||^_fbp$||Permits a sequence of commercial merchandise from Meta comparable to actual time bidding from third celebration advertisers.|
|Meta||Advertising and marketing||^_fbc$||Positioned by Fb to retailer final go to.|
|Microsoft||Advertising and marketing||^MUID.*||Permits consumer monitoring by synchronizing the ID throughout many Microsoft domains.|
|Microsoft||Advertising and marketing||^_uetvid$||Permits us to interact with a consumer that has beforehand visited our web site previously 16 days.|
|Salesforce||Advertising and marketing||_evga_*|
|Salesforce||Advertising and marketing||_sfid_*|
PRIVACY POLICIES OF OTHER WEBSITES WE LINK TO
Our Platforms could hyperlink to different web sites or apps, together with content material supplied by third events that we don’t management and whose privateness and knowledge assortment practices could differ from ours (“Third Social gathering Platforms”). We aren’t answerable for the practices employed by any web sites or providers linked to or from our Platforms, together with the knowledge or content material contained inside them.
While you go through our hyperlink to Third Social gathering Platforms, you change into topic to their phrases of use and privateness insurance policies fairly than ours. It’s best to evaluate these different web site privateness insurance policies concerning any Private Data that they might gather about you.
Find out how to Contact Us
The Platforms are operated by Sesame Workshop, situated at 1900 Broadway, New York, New York, 10023, USA, 212-595-3456, email@example.com.
For questions or considerations concerning the Platforms, this privateness coverage, the Private Data we maintain about you, or exercising your knowledge safety rights, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org. You might also have the suitable to lodge a criticism about our privateness practices with a supervisory authority.
To report potential safety vulnerabilities, please write to email@example.com.